GUNTOWN – Diane Herndon Reeves, 45, died on March 5, 2014. The youngest daughter of James Wilson Herndon and Maggie Aaron Herndon, she was born on March 1, 1969, in the Pontotoc Community Hospital. She grew up in Bruce and the Sarepta community in Calhoun County, where she attended Bruce Schools, Bruce First Baptist Church and Sarepta Baptist Church. As an adult, she settled in Lee County where she worked as a branch administrator at Cavalier Quality Homes, a mortgage loan originator and a mortgage broker. She was also a notary public.
She was smart, beautiful, fun-loving and energetic. She loved fishing, camping, physical fitness and practical jokes. She was a beloved daughter, sister, mother and grandmother and a devoted friend to many.
She is survived by her mother, Maggie Herndon of Bruce; sons, Dustin Morris of Bruce and Austin Reeves of Guntown; sisters, Patricia Holder of Ruleville and Lisa (Roger) Arbuckle of Coffeeville; brothers, Glyn (Virginia) Herndon and Carl Herndon of Memphis, Larry (Jeanie) Herndon of Buford, Ga., and Rickey Herndon of Arlington, Va.; a granddaughter; seven nephews; and five nieces.
A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 5, at Bruce First Baptist Church. Parker Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that, before the memorial, family and friends send handwritten or typed fond memories of Diane and/or copies of photos of happy times shared with Diane to Memories of Diane Herndon Reeves, P.O. Box 975, Bruce, MS 38915. Memories and photos may also be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or brought to the service.
For online condolences visit www.parkermemorialfuneralhomes.com.
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